Author:Thomas Wentworth

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Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford
(1593–1641)
English statesman and a major figure in the period leading up to the English Civil War. He served in parliament and was a supporter of King Charles I. From 1632 to 1639 he instituted a harsh rule as Lord Deputy of Ireland. Recalled to England, he became a leading advisor to the king, attempting to strengthen the royal position against parliament.

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Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

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